SMART Retirement & Beyond Seminar Series

Join us for SMART Retirement & Beyond, our ninth year holding the retirement planning seminars exclusively for Massachusetts State Employees, sponsored by State Treasurer Steven Grossman, the Massachusetts State Board of Retirement, and the Deferred Compensation SMART Plan.

This seminar is designed to provide you with the information and tools needed to help achieve financial security and comfort in retirement.

In this seminar you will learn:
  • Important facts and details about your benefits available through the Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System including:
    • Membership & Creditable Service
    • Retirement Options
    • Survivor Benefits
  • Do's and Don'ts when planning for retirement.
  • Features and benefits of the Massachusetts Deferred Compensation SMART Plan.

Also, a representative from the Group Insurance Commission will join the formal presentation and will be available to answer questions.

Please send any specific questions about your pension via email to:

For questions regarding the Massachusetts Deferred Compensation SMART Plan, please call the SMART Plan Service Center at (877) 457-1900 or go to and click Contact Us.